IAB Level 1 Award in Computerised Accounting for Business QCF Distance Learning Training Course

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Course Summary

  • Intended for anyone who is involved in processing financial information. 
  • An introduction to financial record- keeping providing the background knowledge and practical skills essential to all businesses.
  • Having covered the background knowledge, the course provides ideal practical training in how to use the Sage 50 accounting software to perform the basic tasks which are required on a day-to-day basis.
  • The hints and tips included show how to make use of the many time and cost saving features within the latest version of Sage 50 accounts.

Full Details:

Units:

  • Introduction to bookkeeping – M/600/8737 (1 credit)
  • Working within bookkeeping – T/600/8738 (2 credits)
  • Ba…

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Course Summary

  • Intended for anyone who is involved in processing financial information. 
  • An introduction to financial record- keeping providing the background knowledge and practical skills essential to all businesses.
  • Having covered the background knowledge, the course provides ideal practical training in how to use the Sage 50 accounting software to perform the basic tasks which are required on a day-to-day basis.
  • The hints and tips included show how to make use of the many time and cost saving features within the latest version of Sage 50 accounts.

Full Details:

Units:

  • Introduction to bookkeeping – M/600/8737 (1 credit)
  • Working within bookkeeping – T/600/8738 (2 credits)
  • Banking procedures – R/505/1098 (1 credit)
  • Computerised Accounting Software – F/502/4401 (2 credits)

Course Contents

Knowledge Units:

Working in Bookkeeping and Accounting
Understanding the job role and career path for a bookkeeper
Understanding the different types of business organisation
The terminology used in bookkeeping

The Role of the Bookkeeper
Use of bookkeeping terms
Responsibilities when working in a bookkeeping environment

Introduction to Value Added Tax
The general principles of VAT

Business Documents
Introduction to business documents and their use

Banking Procedures
The banking process
Document retention and storage requirements

Bookeeping Systems
Single entry bookkeeping
The principles of coding and batch control
How to process information in the books of prime entry

Petty Cash
The Petty Cash Imprest system
Petty cash vouchers

Skills Unit:

  • Computerised Accounting
    An introduction to the Sage 50 Accounts Professional program
    How to install and use the Sage 50 program assuming no previous knowledge of accounts or a computerised accounting program

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements for the Level 1 Award in Computerised Accounting for Business.  However, it is recommended that prospective candidates will already have basic skills in both numeracy and literacy prior to embarking on a course of study for this qualification.

Certification

On successful completion of all the units, the learner will receive a certificate to confirm the achievement of the Level 1 Award in Computerised Accounting for Business (QCF).  The certificate will include the full name and accreditation number of the qualification and the award of Pass.

The learner will also receive a certificate from Sage confirming their competence in the use of Sage accounting at Level 1.

Benefits for Trainees:

  • IAB Qualifications open new doors to exciting careers, as well as extending business accounting and payroll skills if you are currently employed
  • Start your own business
  • Work in small businesses
  • A career in bookkeeping can lead to great things
  • Update your knowledge of Sage
  • Improve your employability prospects
  • A career path into Bookkeeping or Accountancy
  • Ideal Continuing Professional Development course
  • Gain an IAB qualification and become a Professional Bookkeeper
  • Accountancy trainees gain exemptions by building recognised credits
  • Gain an accredited qualification - with possible progression to a degree in computerised accounting whilst continuing working
  • Start your training immediately without having to wait for the new term to begin

Benefits for Employers:

  • Up-skill your workforce
  • Train key staff members in the features of the latest Sage 50 program
  • Try program before buying
  • Train staff in how to computerise manual accounts
  • Learn how your staff can prepare up-to-date management reports and accounts in house and save money on accountants fees
  • Start-up businesses- teach staff to keep financial records
  • Train your employees how they can improve your company's Cash flow, Credit Control and your bottom line profitability
  • Get the most out of the Sage 50 program - 80% of Sage 50 users only use 20% of their program
  • Employers have a benchmark qualification they can use to judge an individual's ability
  • Instead of accepting an applicant's word they know the Sage Program, employers now have the certainty of Sage and IAB certificates
  • What's included in the course:

    • Knowledge Units Workbook
    • Skills Unit (Sage) Workbook
    • Sage 50 Accounts Professional disc
    • Telephone support
    • Email support
    • Remote support
    • NUS card - value £12
    • 2 Certificates on successful completion of course
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